I was pulled into an unexpected meeting and as an aside in the meeting I was told I have a WIIFM personality. I had no idea what that meant. Then I realized, everyone has one […]
Is your thinking transactional? For some, that’s a bad thing, for others it’s a great thing!
I’m good at many things, so are you. Yet, no one is exceptional at all things. This results in life situations where we are kinda good at something, but the situation calls for someone who […]
Some people are really good at what they do. Some are just kinda good. Sometimes kinda good just ain’t good enough!
Screw ups happen. Because of the nature of our professional world, and really because of human nature, there is often a scapegoat, an individual to blame when fertilizer hits the air circulation system. If you […]
CYA is a way of life in the business world. Here are some ways to do it well!
When it’s time to move on to new and uncharted career territory, many folks will say goodbye to their old colleagues through email or a phone call. The lesser used option is to do it […]
In life it’s easier, but not always wise, to be our ‘real selves‘. In the professional world, it’s different. Emotions and issues that are part of life tend not to work well in the work […]
Sometimes we show our real selves, sometimes we don’t. Are you real to those around you? Are you fake? What is better?
The greatest limiter on all our grand aspirations is time. There is time to do some of the big things we want in life like a career and family, but little left for other major […]